Friday, July 28, 2017

Comment On The Comment From A Current Member In Good Standing In The Duncan Black Brain Trust

I've got to point out that in ridiculing the idea that economic anxiety had anything to do with Hitlers rise to power, Steve Simels is asserting that the last two, arguably three,  generations of scholars of the Nazis rise to power didn't know what they're talking about but that he does.  

Now, that's funny. 

He thinks that, probably unique in the history of political elections, economic issues of the kind that brought down the Weimar Republic, had no effect in the election that chose the people who would create the successor government.  I've pointed out a few times that he doesn't quite get how the sequential nature of time works.   

Update:  I guess Simps figures he knows more than the Holocaust Museum staff.

In the early 1930s, the mood in Germany was grim. The worldwide economic depression had hit the country especially hard, and millions of people were out of work. Still fresh in the minds of many was Germany's humiliating defeat fifteen years earlier during World War I, and Germans lacked confidence in their weak government, known as the Weimar Republic. These conditions provided the chance for the rise of a new leader, Adolf Hitler, and his party, the National Socialist German Workers' Party, or Nazi party for short.


Hitler was a powerful and spellbinding speaker who attracted a wide following of Germans desperate for change. He promised the disenchanted a better life and a new and glorious Germany. The Nazis appealed especially to the unemployed, young people, and members of the lower middle class (small store owners, office employees, craftsmen, and farmers).

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  1. And you don't know the difference between a cause and excuse.

    Sorry, the inflation rate doesn't get you off the moral hook if you're a fucking Nazi.

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    1. Oh, yeah, that would explain those people who voted for Obama because they thought he was going to be better on their economic interests but who then voted for Trump. Obviously they were always covert racists who just happened to vote for Obama.

      Go run your thesis that the economic conditions in the late Weimar Republic had no role in the rise of the Nazis past the Eschaton "Brain Trust". I predict a shocked and embarrassed silence at your stupidity from the cowards who are too chicken to tell you what is so obvious, that you are full of shit.

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  2. Every time I think you couldn't miss a point if your nose was rubbed in it you prove me wrong. Kudos, my obtuse friend.

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    1. You've never produced anything sharp enough to comprise a point.

      Go run your claim that economic factors in the late 20s and early 30s had nothing to do with the rise of the Nazis by your buddies at Baby Bew.

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  3. Go run your theory that Nazis weren't Nazis and Trump voters weren't racists by anybody with a functioning brain.

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    1. Ah, Simelsism in full derangement, pretending someone said something they never did because they have a vague sort of prelude to understanding that they've got nuthin' except a vague understanding that he's, again, made an ass of himself.

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  4. Once again, more projection than an IMAX theater.

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    1. Once again, a cliche more tread bare than your cerebral cortex.

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  5. "Hitler was a powerful and spellbinding speaker who attracted a wide following of Germans desperate for change. He promised the disenchanted a better life and a new and glorious Germany. The Nazis appealed especially to the unemployed, young people, and members of the lower middle class (small store owners, office employees, craftsmen, and farmers)."

    So in other words, just like Trump, except for the oratorical talent and the overt anti-Semitism.

    And your point is?

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    1. Oh, not my point, the point of the staff of the Holocaust Museum. I think it's quite obvious what they meant, they're rather good writers.

      Or is it that in addition to not knowing now time works, things happening before other things that happen after them, you don't understand how quotes work, things that someone notes which they attribute to the people who originally said or wrote them. You know, the way you get every joke you ever told and all of the cliches you spout, only without attribution from you.

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  6. So economic anxiety gets Nazis in the 30s and Trump supporters now off the moral hook.

    Got it.

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    1. I wonder, are there other stupid, lying, illiterates in your family, or are you the only one?

      You can't deal with what was said so you try to turn it into something that you mistakenly believe you can deal with.

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  7. No, you're an obtuse anti-Semitic asshole who is in a deep state of denial.

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    1. Since your comment reconfirms that you are a stupid, lying illiterate your denial must indicate that you're the only one in your family. Though, it being you, that could be a lie as well.

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    1. Let me get this straight, we're supposed to believe you graduated from 6th grade?

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